London, South Kensington
28 November 2011
CARROLL, Lewis (1832-1898, i.e. Charles Lutwidge DODGSON) -- MACFARLANE, J. (illustrator). Macmillan's Coloured Wall Illustrations. Alice in Wonderland. London: Macmillan, . (787mm x 560mm). 6 large colour lithographic posters with title-page, linen backed. (Punch holes at top margin, frayed edges, some staining and browning, clean tear affecting image of Trial of the Knave of Hearts). Unbound as issued (lacking wrappers).
A FULL SET OF THESE RARE POSTERS by J. MacFarlane, comprising Alice and the White Rabbit, The Dodo presenting the Thimble to Alice, The Cheshire Cat, The Mad Tea-Party, The Mock Turtle's Story, Trial of the Knave of Hearts. Only one set listed in Copac and dated 1921 using copyright acquisition date in Bodleian.
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